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Benedict Xvi Is Unlikely To Visit Canterbury World Bulletin

Edward Pentin’s Vatican Notebook A notable stop appears to be missing from the Pope’s itinerary being drawn up for his trip to Britain later this year: the cathedral city of......

Avatar Fails To Impress Lʼosservatore And Cardinal

THE VATICAN ’ S newspaper has panned the blockbuster film Avatar which opened in Rome last week. The £187 million movie about an alien planet was described by L’Osservatore......

Charity Pays For Repairs To Shrine

A SCHEME to save a chapel to St Antony in India, which was severely damaged by religious extremists, has received a boost from an international Catholic charity. The chapel of......

Chinese Bury Loyal Bishop

BRAVING the snow and defying a government ban, thousands of Catholics have attended the funeral of 86-year-old Coadjutor Bishop Leo Yao Liang of Xiwanzi, who had spent nearly......

Madagascan Cardinal Dies

CARDINAL ARMAND Gaetan Razafindratandra of Antananarivo, Madagascar, has died at the age of 84. He was known as a pilgrim-pastor after visiting almost all of the parishes in his......

Turn To God, Pope Asks World Leaders

BY CINDY WOODEN IN ROME WAR , hunger, oppression, environmental degradation and the current global financial crisis are all the result of selfishness and a lack of respect for......

Bishops Reject Human Rights Plan

A GROUP of Brazilian Bishops has rejected several points of the national programme on human rights announced by President Luiz Lula da Silva. The programme, implemented by the......

Europeans To Blame For Rise Of Islam, Says Cardinal

BY SIMON CALDWELL THE REJECTION of Christianity by modern Europeans is allowing Islam to take over the continent, a cardinal has said. Czech Cardinal Miloslav Vlk, the......

Grandmother Tells Of Mackillop Healing Miracle

BY ANTHONY BARICH The grandmother of 20 whose cure from cancer was attributed to the miraculous intercession of Blessed Mary MacKillop has spoken to Australian media for the......

Us Bishop Hails Vote Against Gay Marriage

BY STAFF REPORTER THE NEW JERSEY Senate “stood for the truth of marriage as a bulwark of the common good” with its recent vote to defeat a bill that would have legalised......